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sunny day and afterwards the washington time national security thomas with his book i wore which examines how a modern warfare has evolved with new technologies. the member of the house select committee on intelligence and chair of the armed services. >> it's really a look at what i feel the new form of warfare that is emerging in the 21st century. i had covered national security affairs for over 30 years all over the world covering these issues i think
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it's a reflection of the information age that we are now looking at this new form of warfare which i call information warfare and i defined as both the technical cyber that we have seen so much of in the terms of the cyber attacks as well as the content influence type of think which really emerged in the last presidential election with the russians what's been called the cyber and eight a bold influence. i think they are to be the dominant form of warfare. watch it on sunday night. >> america was fighting britain in a war for independence but without a navy artillery or even gun power. only france and spain who were the historical enemies of britain had both the motive
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into the naval and military strength to defeat the british. we needed their alliance. they would only do so if america was seen not as fighting a civil war but rather as fighting a war as an independent nation. and as john adams pointed out foreign powers cannot be expected to acknowledge us until we have acknowledged ourselves as an independent nation. and thomas jefferson sent a declaration of independence alone would allow european powers to treat with us. so the declaration of independence was in fact an engraved invitation asking france and spain to fight alongside of us. it was not just the declaration of independence it was also the declaration that we depend on france and spain also. now, the americans knew france
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and spain that france and spain wanted a rematch with great britain. they come out very badly with the seven years war. with france losing canada now france and spain were already closely aligned by both family and military ties in both nations wanted revenge. ..
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to see when that would happen, but it wouldn't take place for another eight years. >> you can watch this and other programs on my netbook >> welcome. good evening townhall. i am the townhall's new community program curator and on behalf of townhall and our community partner bookseller, it is my pleasure to welcome you all to this evening's conversation with you jenna


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